It’s Friday afternoon. I just got out of class and have a few hours to kill. I think for a second about heading to the SciLi to check my email or maybe Starbucks to do some reading. Instead, almost instinctively, I walk from Sayles Hall through the Main Green and to the TWC. The TWC has been more than just a place where I know that I can always go. It’s been my community at Brown. When I’ve doubted myself, questioned who I am and what I’m doing at Brown, or just been having a bad day, it’s the people that I met through the TWC that I turn to. Whether I’m inviting people to an event I’ve been organizing or throwing a party, the TWC community is the first I think of.
My experiences working with the TWC, either as an MPC, MPCfriend, or Puerto Rican Identity Week Programmer, has challenged me personally and interpersonally. Learning who I am, who I want to be, and how I fit in here at Brown has been a continuous process of questioning both myself and those around me.
As a senior, I’ve been thinking a lot about leaving this space. I know that the TWC will always hold a special place in my heart. But how can I stay connected with the TWC and the work that is being